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LIVER DUMPLINGS. THE FIRST PART OF THE TRAGEDY

Actually, the story of the liver dumplings is more of a nightmare scenario than a tragedy, but at least there is a moral! And a happy ending! (Here is the second part of the story) But let me start with the beginning:   Who knows not the lore Of the Elements four, Their resources And forces, Will fail with disaster. Their […]

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15-MINUTES-OFFICE-SNACK: STYRIAN PASTA

Styrian Pasta – The perfect office lunch: provides you with a lot of energy and can be prepared the day before in just 15 minutes. Also one does not need a lot of dishes to prepare it. If you have to attend a meeting after this lunch, you should possibly do not exaggerate with the garlic. (Depending on […]

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BREADCRUMBS EVERYWHERE! (HOW TO DIY)

Austrian cuisine needs breadcrumbs for almost every meal. To make them at home has many advantages, but also disadvantages.   Benefits of homemade breadcrumbs: A good conscience (no waste of old rolls anymore!) For the health conscious ones: wholemeal breadcrumbs! (at least worth a try) Disadvantages: Crumbs everywhere! While the old rolls dry, they are lying […]

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Side Dishes & Salads

AUSTRIAN BASICS: POTATO DUMPLINGS

  The following recipe for potato dumplings comes from a cookbook that my dad has got from his mother when he moved out from home. When I moved out of our house at the age of 19 to live in a shared flat with some friends, he passed it on to me. Since then I […]

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GRANNY RECIPE: WILD BOARRRR

Here comes an original Granny recipe. The problem with most of them is that my grandmother‘s cooking instructions are somewhat inaccurate and mostly the preparations just go by feeling (or whatever ingredients are available). For this recipe I have tried to coax out of her the ingredients as accurately as possible. It has come out: […]

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Dessert General

DIY MARZIPAN – LUCKY CHARMS FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE IN VIENNA

  I love marzipan! And most of all I like the pink marzipan piggies I get on New Years Eve. It is tradition in Austria and Germany to give lucky charms like pigs, horseshoes, sweeps, toadstools or shamrocks to your beloved ones on New Years Eve. I wonder if that’s only typical for German-speaking countries? […]

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DIY FOOD COLORING FROM BEETROOT

Ultra sexy DIY organic vegan gluten-free food coloring from beetroot! In Austria and Germany, we give our friends and families lucky charms for New Years celebrations. Very popular charms are „lucky pigs“ out of pink marzipan. Do you have similar traditions in your country? (Looking forward to your comments) Anyway, this year I made some […]

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General Soup

BEETROOT SOUP WITH HORSERADISH

This beetroot soup with horseradish was such a big success that I need to share the recipe, even if it’s not a granny recipe, neither my own creation. Beets are just great for fall and winter, not only because they are healthy, but also because you can get locally grown ones these times in Austria. As […]